English Premiership

Barton, Benayoun in Twitter spat

2014-07-25 13:20
Cape Town - This is what happens when two footballers start talking about one of the most heated topics in the history of the world.

Joey Barton is one of the more outspoken soccer players in the history of the game. Not afraid to wade into any topic despite his knowledge - or lack thereof - on the particular subject.

Yossi Benayoun is the captain of the Israel national team and took exception to Barton's comments on the conflict in Gaza.

A Twitter war or "T'war"ensued...

The tweet that started the spat:


Benayoun's response:


Joey's first reply:


His second:


Mr Barton's third and final reply:


It is doubtful whether the pair will be exchanging pleasantries the next time they meet...

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